Posts from GovCon Daily for 08/07/2015

Pentagon Looks to Multifactor Verification, Biometrics for Net Security; Mark Testoni Comments

The Defense Department has started to implement multifactor authentication and biometrics as a new Pentagon-wide security approach in an effort to counter cyber attacks, C4ISR & Networks reported Wednesday…
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GSA: 82% of Federal Cloud Deployments FedRAMP-Compliant

A new General Services Administration infographic shows 82 percent of more than 1,400 cloud deployments in the federal government comply with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, FierceGovernmentIT reported Thursday…
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Nat’l Defense Magazine: DoD’s LPTA Contracts Up 10% Between FY 2009-13

The Defense Department’s increasing use of “lowest price-technically acceptable” procedures to buy information technology systems and services has raised some concerns among some IT defense contractors, National Defense reported Wednesday…
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SAIC to Mentor RLM Communications Under Army Program; John Gully Comments

Science Applications International Corp. has signed a three-year agreement to advise RLM Communications on business development and proposal processing through the U.S. Army‘s mentor-protege program…
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Deputy CNO Joseph Aucoin Eyes Lockheed, Raytheon Missiles for Anti-Surface Warfare Mission

The U.S. Navy‘s number-two uniformed officer eyes Lockheed Martin‘s Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile and Raytheon‘s Tomahawk cruise missile as possible options for the Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare program, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday…
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